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    Its interesting reading the diverse opinions...

    Its interesting reading the diverse opinions here, one man's favourite is another's trash, as ever. No pun intended ;)
  2. Al DiMeola - Cielo e Terra ...

    Al DiMeola - Cielo e Terra

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92ucHrGRpHg&list=PL94gOvpr5yt1u6-xWJUSLOyseVw65Ex5N
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    Yes it is a huge achievement especially when it...

    Yes it is a huge achievement especially when it seems that a lot of its target audience don't like it/buy it!
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    Sorry, it's ok but I rarely buy it because: 1....

    Sorry, it's ok but I rarely buy it because:

    1. Its so expensive.
    2. I rarely, no, never learn anything new from it.
    3. The reviews and write ups are all pretty sycophantic.
    4 The 'free' cd of...
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    If I remember right Steve had singing lessons...

    If I remember right Steve had singing lessons before recording this album - not a joke, seriously.
  6. Ah yes, when I first heard it I was trying to...

    Ah yes, when I first heard it I was trying to figure out what it sounded like - The Old Man And The Angel crossed with Rush's Subdivisions.
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    I have most of his solo albums, my faves being...

    I have most of his solo albums, my faves being The Steve Howe Album and Turbulence. I really like In The Grand Scheme of Things too. I remember being disappointed by Beginnings because of his singing...
  8. It does lack some excitement at times. I think...

    It does lack some excitement at times. I think the only song with a real prog instrumental section is Voyager which is certainly the best track for me. I have just been enjoying it for the songs,...
  9. Reading again how Chris asked Billy to step in to...

    Reading again how Chris asked Billy to step in to Yes and wanting the band to continue. That really is quite something.
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    Except that most people have heard of jazz.

    Except that most people have heard of jazz.
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    Most people have no idea what Progressive Rock...

    Most people have no idea what Progressive Rock is, they have never heard it. If they did, they would say what the hell is that ****?

    The music mainstream has hit bottom but keeps on going, I cant...
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    Haha, it was when I heard The Seventh House I...

    Haha, it was when I heard The Seventh House I knew I'd had enough. IQ by numbers, haven't been able to listen to them ever since.
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    A lot depends on whether it is called Yes or more...

    A lot depends on whether it is called Yes or more likely a tribute band. A tribute band does not record new music under the original band name and would have no credibility if they did. Something...
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    Rush Fan Day video, interview with Geddy & Alex -...

    Rush Fan Day video, interview with Geddy & Alex - 43 minutes, haven't watched yet but should be good!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrstPbrL1ss&list=WL&index=18
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    I mostly agree except that it is just possible...

    I mostly agree except that it is just possible that a 'tribute' band Yes led by Davison & Sherwood could carry on albeit in a reduced form. They would have to play smaller venues to start with but...
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    I really like his Angel's Embrace album, one of...

    I really like his Angel's Embrace album, one of the few JA albums that I actually do like since Olias, although no doubt that he had a lot of 'help' on this. Very peaceful, meditative and healing for...
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    I doubt that Yes can continue after Howe retires,...

    I doubt that Yes can continue after Howe retires, that's how important he is. On the other hand I'm sure there's someone out there who could do a good job of playing his parts but I guess its down to...
  18. This discussion reminded me of the lyrics to Joni...

    This discussion reminded me of the lyrics to Joni Mitchell's Dog Eat Dog from 1985:

    Land of snap decisions
    Land of short attention spans
    Nothing is savored
    Long enough to really understand
    In...
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    Sounds good.

    Sounds good.
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    I think I have this on a DVD somewhere, not...

    I think I have this on a DVD somewhere, not something you want to watch twice!
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    Haha! My mistake, I should have listed the Mel9...

    Haha! My mistake, I should have listed the Mel9 in my YouTube description too as well as the Synth9 and Mooer O.M. - and some EHX Canyon Delay also. Good luck with the millions of dollars, if I could...
  22. Great review - many thanks. Well worth reading...

    Great review - many thanks. Well worth reading rather than bickering about something else ;)
  23. Agree 100%.

    Agree 100%.
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    I have always loved this series but these 3 new...

    I have always loved this series but these 3 new episodes were totally disappointing :(
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    Seems like they've given Dean a load of free...

    Seems like they've given Dean a load of free advertising!
  26. Saving the environment should be apolitical...

    Saving the environment should be apolitical surely but I don't see how $21m to this group is going to make any difference to climate change. The money could have been invested in clean energy for...
  27. Yes but have you seen which 'charity' ? I cant...

    Yes but have you seen which 'charity' ? I cant help thinking that Gilmour has lost the plot.

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    Tales is one of my fave Yes albums and certainly...

    Tales is one of my fave Yes albums and certainly light years better than anything that Wakeman did solo.
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    This thread is ridiculous.

    This thread is ridiculous.
  30. Big fan here, looking forward to this!

    Big fan here, looking forward to this!
  31. I've been really getting into it over the last...

    I've been really getting into it over the last few days too. Voyager is my fave, have always been fascinated by the space probes so its right up my street. I love all the subject matter, the...
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    I found out that Geddy was doing a book signing...

    I found out that Geddy was doing a book signing in London....last week :(
  33. Oh damn I missed it, just what I'd been hoping...

    Oh damn I missed it, just what I'd been hoping for since the mid 70's ..these intellectuals have too much time on their hands.
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    Oh I wish I'd seen them in '78! I was only 15,...

    Oh I wish I'd seen them in '78! I was only 15, didn't have the money and no means of getting to Wembley..

    From all the live shows I've seen and heard Yes were at their live peak in '78/'79, if...
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    Thanks for that, I live not too far from...

    Thanks for that, I live not too far from Fletching and love those albums so....
  36. Agreed. I would rather have this Yes than no Yes....

    Agreed. I would rather have this Yes than no Yes. Some people have been whinging non stop since 2008 and cant let it go. Surely there must be something more productive to do.
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    Re Geddy's voice, I have to say that his live...

    Re Geddy's voice, I have to say that his live vocals over the years have often been bad but it seems that people often turn a blind eye or rather blind ear to it or just don't care. They were...
  38. Gates sounded very good, especially from an...

    Gates sounded very good, especially from an audience recorded You Tube vid. Steve's fingers still fly around the fretboard and Geoff did a good job too. I think anything lacking was down to the...
  39. I downloaded the Swan Hunter EP from Bandcamp and...

    I downloaded the Swan Hunter EP from Bandcamp and have ordered The Grand Tour cd :)
  40. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9FeiU1ymu4...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9FeiU1ymu4
    Here's all of Gates
  41. Hopefully we'll get Gates and maybe the whole of...

    Hopefully we'll get Gates and maybe the whole of Relayer in the UK next year :)
  42. It was made by a company called Triang I think,...

    It was made by a company called Triang I think, the trains and rails were extra big!
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    Good news, I wonder if I'll be able to see it...

    Good news, I wonder if I'll be able to see it here in Englandshire? A DVD will be along afterwards I expect...
  44. There is a huge nostalgic feeling in their...

    There is a huge nostalgic feeling in their lyrics. Nostalgia for childhood and the way things used to be, I find the music very emotional.

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  45. I would have thought that any and every band of...

    I would have thought that any and every band of their vintage is living in the past, that's what they do, they play their old classics for the people who want to hear them. If their set comprised...
  46. Thread: CD Rot

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    I've only ever had 1 cd go bad so far, a Rick...

    I've only ever had 1 cd go bad so far, a Rick Wakeman one where the disc became all discoloured and turned brown. I have another Wakeman cd of the same age that has also become discoloured but still...
  47. Jeepers, Phil's voice is awful in that clip. I...

    Jeepers, Phil's voice is awful in that clip. I love the man for what he did with Genesis in the 70's but maybe its time to retire gracefully?
  48. The funny thing is I actually did have a 'Big Big...

    The funny thing is I actually did have a 'Big Big Train' set when I was a kid!
  49. ^^^ Thanks to everyone for their suggestions,...

    ^^^ Thanks to everyone for their suggestions, listening now :)


    ...update: A while later after listening on You Tube and Band Camp I think I'm hooked, the penny has dropped at last.
    The new...
  50. Could someone provide a link to the best song on...

    Could someone provide a link to the best song on this album or the best BBT track overall. I've tried again and again to understand what the deal is with this band but every time I try to listen I...
  51. Wow, they're really going to do it, first time...

    Wow, they're really going to do it, first time since 2001!
  52. But its even worse trying to work an MP3 player...

    But its even worse trying to work an MP3 player or navigate through a memory stick...
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    I'm thinking I might read the most recent book in...

    I'm thinking I might read the most recent book in the saga ready for when the final one comes out.
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    Yes that does seem to be the case and if he has...

    Yes that does seem to be the case and if he has attracted more fans to his music who may also listen to his back catalogue then that can only be a good thing. SW has worked long and hard for his...
  55. Regarding how I listen to music I don't think...

    Regarding how I listen to music I don't think things have changed that much, I guess I'm mainly old school. For 30 years I've been collecting cd's and have only recently slowed down because as per my...
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    ^^^ Just listened to all of that, really good!

    ^^^ Just listened to all of that, really good!
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    Indeed, his waffle about trying to compare TTB to...

    Indeed, his waffle about trying to compare TTB to an 80's pop album is utter BS. Also the whole Permanating thing was hogwash too, it sticks out like a sore thumb and does not fit on the album. I...
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    I re watched the final episode and didn't enjoy...

    I re watched the final episode and didn't enjoy it very much. Hopefully GRRM will publish the last book and we can read how it all should have happened. Even if all the characters end in the same...
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    Agreed.

    Agreed.
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    ^^ Seems like To The Bone left a bad taste in a...

    ^^ Seems like To The Bone left a bad taste in a lot of people's mouths, myself included. I'm also hoping he can recapture his mojo!
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